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LONDON v. NEW SOUTH WALES

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A Running Commentary on the second half of the Rugby Football Match, relayed from
Twickenham
Commentator, Capt. H. B. T. WAKELAM
A LL through the season the tourists from New
South Wales have proved an unrivalled attraction wherever they went, and this match-an ideal fixture for Boxing Day-will excite particular interest. The two sides met at Twickenham two months ago, and. on that occasion the Waratahs had a very close shave. Their record since, despite their defeat by Pontypool, hardly suggests that they can be beaten even by the best of scratch sides. The outside chance, however, of seeing them go down to the brilliant combination, that London can put into the field will certainly draw vast crowds to Twickenham this afternoon.

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